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It could mean they will do more intense marketing and negotiations without changing the current policy framework. It could mean that they are going to change policies to make conditions more attractive to potential investment partners. It could mean they are going to look for partners in sectors of the economy – sugar, agriculture – where there has been bureaucratic resistance to foreign investment.
Regardless of how they proceed, Cuban officials will have to deal with the fact that in closing about 100 joint ventures in recent years, they have likely damaged their own investment climate.
The minister in charge of foreign investment, Marta Lomas, now says that the tourism sector is the top priority. In that sector,